2. As of noon trading, Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ( PBR.A) is up $0.13 (0.68) to $19.34 on light volume Thus far, 3.5 million shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.13-$19.48 after having opened the day at $19.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.21.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. operates as an integrated oil and gas company in Brazil and internationally. Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras has a market cap of $126.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Ratings Report now.

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